Amenable Women (E–pub)


  • Hardcover
  • 344
  • Amenable Women
  • Mavis Cheek
  • English
  • 13 June 2019
  • 9780571238941

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  1. says: Amenable Women (E–pub) Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek

    Amenable Women (E–pub) This is an interesting two tier novel – firstly about a newly widowed woman living in modern times and secondly about Anne of Cleves briefly

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    Free read Amenable Women Mavis Cheek Î 0 Free read Amenable Women (E–pub) A lovely read full of historical content about Anne of Cleves The entwining of the lives of Anne and flora was done so subtly

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    Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek Amenable Women (E–pub) Mavis Cheek Î 0 Free read I absolutely loved this book; I too am a plain woman so I really loved and understood Flora; I'm also very interested in the story of King Henry viii and Anna of Cleves in particular I loved how the story was told both from Flora's point of view and Anna'show the portraits of King Henry's wives and daughters were able to communic

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    Free read Amenable Women Amenable Women (E–pub) 35 stars

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    Amenable Women (E–pub) When I started this book I found it a little hard to get into part one was about a marriage with an overbearing husband and a bored wifeI kept on reading hoping that there would be too it than that and I am pleased to say that my pa

  6. says: Amenable Women (E–pub)

    Amenable Women (E–pub) Some slight spoilersI really loved this book as both a history student who loves this time period in particular and a lover of historical fictionMuch like Flora I have always thought that Anna of Cleves was the most inter

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    Amenable Women (E–pub) This is a fascinating story of a new widow Flora Chapman who attempts to retake control and direction of her life and her destiny from out of the shadows of her husband's eccentricity that masked years of neglect and emotional abuse She does this by re exploring Anna of Cleaves the supposedly ugly and stupid w

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    Amenable Women (E–pub) Cheek sends up English country life She mercilessly examines middle age and its ramifications She describes relationships that should never have begun I enjoyed this tale of Flora Chapman and the obscure ueen Anne Flora Chapman is liberated whe

  9. says: Amenable Women (E–pub)

    Mavis Cheek Î 0 Free read Amenable Women (E–pub) Another book read whilst getting a baby to sleep I really enjoyed this book the juxtaposition of contemporary Flora and Anna of Cleves from the past both over looked women who had successfully and unsucessfully engineered their lives together with their husbands and as single women It is a clever plotting device and a chance to explore the misunderstood fourth ueen of Henry VIII and to enjoy the sharp remarks on the ways of men women and

  10. says: Free read Amenable Women Mavis Cheek Î 0 Free read Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek

    Amenable Women (E–pub) I am fond of Anna of Cleves and I particularly enjoyed the conceit of having her portrait and those of other royal women able to hear and discuss the comments made about them by gallery goers Interesting too to see the very different stories authors can produce about historical figures given identical sets of facts to work withcompare and contrast this version of Anna with that given by Philippa Gregory

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Amenable Women

Free read Amenable Women Read Ì Amenable Women ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek T their married life A reference to Anna of Cleves Henry VIII’s fourth wife unkindly called ‘The Flanders Mare’ captures Flora’s attention and later her affection as she sets about her own research in the hope of elevating Anna’s place in historyMeanwhile in the Louvre Holbein’s portrait of Anna senses the tug of a connection and she begins. When I started this book I found it a little hard to get into part one was about a marriage with an overbearing husband and a bored wifeI kept on reading hoping that there would be too it than that and I am pleased to say that my patience was rewarded Part two was also about an overbearing husband and a bored and much maligned wife Henry VIII and Anna Of Cleves The author brings Anna to life in a uniue way makes her point of view so powerfully that I felt that I actually knew Anna and had a greater understanding of what it was to be a pawn in the political marriage game during Tudor times So much depended upon the way that Anna behaved when Henry decided she was not to his liking She could have ended up as her predecessor had without her head Due to her tact in handling the situation she managed to salvage her life and maintain uite a high standard with several households beautiful gowns parties etc Most importantly she stayed on the right side of Henry and became friends with both of his then illegitimate daughters both of whom remembered her kindness when they became two of the most powerful women in historyA good read and a really uniue way of letting her characters tell their own tale which I will not spoil for those of you who are hoping to read the book

Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek

Free read Amenable Women Read Ì Amenable Women ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek To tell the real story of how she survived her disastrous Tudor marriageThis novel about two intelligent accomplished women who lived in the shadow of the men they married interweaves a fascinating and little known part of history with a broader contemporary tale of love marriage self preservation and motherhood with all their pains pleasures and humour. Cheek sends up English country life She mercilessly examines middle age and its ramifications She describes relationships that should never have begun I enjoyed this tale of Flora Chapman and the obscure ueen Anne Flora Chapman is liberated when her horrible husband dies in an odd accident His death uncovers infidelity and a half written history of their local village which was the home of Anne of Cleves Henry s fourth wife Henry called her the Flanders Mare and was soon rid of herFlora sympathizes with the dead ueen Anne She understands what it s like to be plain but she like Anne knows how to keep her head Flora wants to uncover and make public the past She knows what would happen if only the daughter of Cleves could talkMavis Cheek is the ueen bee of the romantic comedy genre She takes an obscure story from Tudor England and elevates the little known Anne of Cleves through Flora for a brief moment

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Free read Amenable Women Read Ì Amenable Women ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Mavis Cheek A book about a Tudor ueen and a contemporary heroine linked through their affinity over 500 years Flora Chapman is in her fifties when her dashing and infuriating husband Edward dies in a bizarre ballooning accident Ever pragmatic Flora seizes upon her new freedom and decides to finish Edward’s history of Hurcott Ducis the village where they’ve spen. A lovely read full of historical content about Anne of Cleves The entwining of the lives of Anne and flora was done so subtly